Travels In The Far East (page 1/2)

[picture: Front Cover]

Images from Travels In The Far East by Ellen M.H.Peck (Mrs. James Sidney Peck), 1909. The book records a nine-month journey made by the author. There is a Project Gutenberg edition of this book, here, and it does include the images, although in very small sizes.

See also the Internet Archive version.

Title: Travels In The Far East

Author: Peck, Ellen M. H.

Published by: Thomas Y. Crowelland Co.

City: New York

Date: 1909

Total items: 9

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

The front cover of the book is green and gold. The countries listed are Egypt, India, Burma, Ceylon, Java, Siam, China, Manchuria and Korea.


[picture: A Tower of Silence]

A Tower of Silence

The circular wall here encloses a place of the dead, where bodies are left to be picked apart by the vultures that we see sitting on the wall and in the tall palm trees in this photograph. [more...]


[picture: Agra Palace and part of wall and gateway to the fort.]

Agra Palace and part of wall and gateway to the fort.

While the centre of attraction in Agra is the Taj Mahal, the fort, palace, and Moti Musjid (Pearl Mosque) are of equal interest. here we see the impress of three rulers, Akbar (the grandson of the noted Mogul king, Baber, and son of Humauyn, both of whom lived at [...] [more...]


[picture: Fort Dufferin and the moat, Mandalay]

Fort Dufferin and the moat, Mandalay

Mandalay was the capital of Burma until the British captured the country in 1885. After that, the headquarters of the region were based here, in Fort Dufferin. Today Mandalay is one of the largest [...] [more...]


[picture: The fort and castle at Osaka]

The fort and castle at Osaka

Osaka, April 13th: The next morning dawned brightly, and we left in jinrikishas for a general tour, first visiting the fort where stands a noted castle, very picturesque in appearance. We hen visited the Exposition of Industrial Arts, which did not seem unlike an exposition at home in its general arrangements. The goods displayed, however, were very different. Then [...]